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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

M. PNEUMONIAE IGM AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
MYCOPM      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 86738.05         Geisinger Epic ID: 31419

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum; minimum 0.2 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
CSF and body fluids are not acceptable. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
M. pneumoniae IgM AB:
Negative: < 770 U/mL
Low positive: 770-959 U/mL
Positive: > 950 U/mL
CPT code(s):
86738
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Mycoplasma pneumoniae antibody, IgM.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 21130, MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE AB IGM

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Mon-Fri    
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